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April is National Poetry Month!


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The winning poems in Poetry London’s 8th Annual Poetry Contest are now on display at London Public Library as part of National Poetry Month celebrations. This year’s contest was judged by Laurie Graham and focused on the theme ‘The Streets of London.’ Congratulations to all of the winners!


1st Place: 4 corners made bare by Marta Croll-Baehre

2nd Place: London, night by Erin Walker


Honourable Mentions: 

above sunday three o’clock by Emma Croll-Baehre

Grate, Dundas St. by David Huebert


National Poetry Month is a time dedicated to reading, writing and speaking poetry in Canada. To find out more, visit

Visit your local library and join us in celebrating our poets, small presses and the contribution of all writers to the cultural life of our community!